Why Auston Matthews is probably already an impact forward

Embed from Getty Images As far as moments of Leafs fan euphoria, I’d be hard pressed to pick a moment that was more fun to witness than the reaction we had at the TLN Draft Lottery Party on Saturday. From the “good enough for us” level of cheers when Ottawa and Montreal were shut out,…

Could the Leafs really end up with Laine ahead of Matthews?

Embed from Getty Images In the days leading up to the draft lottery that saw the Leafs walk away with the top pick come June, there was additional talk about the number one selection and just how much of a lock Auston Matthews is to go there.  We know that since the World Junior tournament in…

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Stamkos Signing Now More Sensible Than Not

Photo Credit: Nick Turchiaro/USA TODAY SPORTS It’s come to this, hasn’t it?  What a weekend for Toronto Maple Leafs fans. As team president Brendan Shanahan put it succinctly and bluntly on CBC — “we needed a win”.  Truer words haven’t been spoken in a long time from a Leafs executive.  From those who carry undeserved arrogance…